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Every Ulcerate Song Ranked

Had to happen at some point
49Ulcerate
Demo 2003


Smash the Deceitful
48Ulcerate
Demo 2003


Ulceration
47Ulcerate
The Coming of Genocide


Scorn the Dethroned
46Ulcerate
Demo 2003


Burnt Offering
45Ulcerate
The Coming of Genocide


Unhallowed Ascension
44Ulcerate
Demo 2003


Subversive Supremacy
43Ulcerate
Vermis


Fall to Opprobrium - Just a bare-bones interlude but it does its job.
42Ulcerate
The Coming of Genocide


The Coming of Genocide
41Ulcerate
Of Fracture and Failure


Failure
40Ulcerate
The Coming of Genocide


Second Death
39Ulcerate
Of Fracture and Failure


Becoming the Lycanthrope
38Ulcerate
Vermis


Odium
37Ulcerate
Of Fracture and Failure


Ad Nauseam
36Ulcerate
Of Fracture and Failure


Defaeco
35Ulcerate
Vermis


Weight of Emptiness - Uncharacteristically tame for Ulcerate, especially at this stage in their career, but still rules face.
34Ulcerate
Of Fracture and Failure


The Coming of Genocide (re-recording)
33Ulcerate
Of Fracture and Failure


The Mask of Satyr
32Ulcerate
The Destroyers of All


Dead Oceans
31Ulcerate
Of Fracture and Failure


Martyr of The Soil
30Ulcerate
Shrines of Paralysis


Shrines of Paralysis - This song being the weakest on its respective album by quite a margin just shows how strong the rest of the material was.
29Ulcerate
Of Fracture and Failure


Praise and Negation
28Ulcerate
Vermis


Clutching Revulsion
27Ulcerate
The Destroyers of All


The Hollow Idols
26Ulcerate
Vermis


Cessation
25Ulcerate
Of Fracture and Failure


To Fell Goliath - Very underrated, being the best track on Ulcerate's debut. It's not overly ambitious but it's incredibly intense and has some phrases and voicing the likeness of which would go on to become a mainstay in Hoggard's guitar work.
24Ulcerate
The Destroyers of All


Beneath - Very free-flowing and dynamic. As a stand alone song, it's bettered by quite a few from Destroyers, but its placement in the album was perfect.
23Ulcerate
Vermis


Confronting Entropy
22Ulcerate
The Destroyers of All


The Destroyers of All - Some of its power is stolen by the preceding "Omens" but it's still a closer that 99% of metal bands wish they could write.
21Ulcerate
Shrines of Paralysis


There Are No Saviours
20Ulcerate
Shrines of Paralysis


Bow To Spite - Easily the best interlude the band's ever recorded. Molten slabs of bass and spooky atmospherics that avoid sounding gimmicky (looking at you, Dodecahedron).
19Ulcerate
Vermis


Await Rescission
18Ulcerate
Everything Is Fire


Tyranny - Feels completely wrong describing this as the "weakest" song on Everything is Fire so I'll just say it's only better than 99.8% of DM as opposed to 99.9-100.
17Ulcerate
Shrines of Paralysis


End the Hope - Curiously solemn closer with what is probably the closest Hoggard's gotten to a guitar solo since their pre-Of Fracture days.
16Ulcerate
Everything Is Fire


The Earth at its Knees
15Ulcerate
Shrines of Paralysis


Yield to Naught - First half of this song contains some of the most seamless yet stupefying transitions I've ever heard.
14Ulcerate
Everything Is Fire


Caecus - The first Ulcerate song to truly hook me. The contrast between the intense first sequence and the ~calm~ middle bit is handled beautifully.
13Ulcerate
Vermis


Vermis - Doesn't really count as an opener but I still think of it as one. Not too sure how to describe the riff towards the end (you know which one) but it slaps.
12Ulcerate
The Destroyers of All


Cold Becoming
11Ulcerate
Everything Is Fire


Drown Within - That thunderous, marching riff at the start may as well be iconic at this point. As much as everyone likes to rave about it there are a good 3 or 4 riffs in this song that are up there with Ulcerate's best ever, particularly the one at 3:48.
10Ulcerate
The Destroyers of All


Burning Skies - Usually just depended on the day but this and Drown Within would constantly swap places as my favourite Ulcerate opener. The climax in the middle is just godly and I hope they have more moments like that in future albums.
9Ulcerate
Everything Is Fire


Soullessness Embraced - Contains one of the few "normal" riffs in the entire album at the end, and the way they build up to it so as to make the whole thing stylistically cohesive boggles the mind.
8Ulcerate
Shrines of Paralysis


Chasm of Fire - One of the best examples of Ulcerate's "variations-on-a-theme" approach to song-writing.
7Ulcerate
Everything Is Fire


We Are Nil - The breakdown at the end never fails to ruin my face.
6Ulcerate
Shrines of Paralysis


Abrogation - My new favourite Ulcerate opener. Toys around with motifs for the majority of its duration, constantly hinting at something cataclysmic, then it just hits you with all manners of dissonant, pummeling fuckery.
5Ulcerate
Vermis


The Imperious Weak - Considering the widespread idea that Vermis is the weakest of Ulcerate's last 4 albums, I guess you could consider this song the diamond the rough. Once again, its in the transitions where the band truly shines (haha), most notably during the one around two minutes in which never fails to induce goosebumps.
4Ulcerate
Shrines of Paralysis


Extinguished Light - When this song dropped as a single, the idea of there potentially being better songs on the album almost had me convulsing in anticipation. Alas, it turned out to be my favourite, albeit with some stiff competition. I could listen to the riff 4 minutes in for days, but then I'd be missing out on the ebb-and-flow of the last 4 minutes. An increased presence of melody was also a welcomed addition to Ulcerate's sound after the inhumanely stern Vermis.
3Ulcerate
Everything Is Fire


Everything is Fire - There's nothing I can say about this song that hasn't already been said. Pretty much a mainstay of Ulcerate's live performances for obvious reasons, ending on probably the most hair-raising sequence they've done to this day.
2Ulcerate
The Destroyers of All


Omens - The ultimate representation of Ulcerate's elongated song-writing. Pretty much every aspect of this song is perfect: the delicate yet harrowing guitar drones at the start, the larger-than-life riff that breaks the quiet, JSM's sense of pacing behind the kit, the overall atmosphere and the production, etc.
1Ulcerate
Everything Is Fire


Withered and Obsolete - Not too sure if I'd call this my favourite song of all time; there are far too many different styles of music, far too many things I look for, want to feel, yada-yada, for me to narrow it all down to a tech-death song from 2009. But as far as metal is concerned - and perhaps heavy, abrasive music at large - Withered and Obsolete has no equal. But for a grand total of 14 seconds of respite in the first two minutes, the whole thing is just unceasing in its intensity. The explosion or riffs and drum rolls just after the aforementioned ceasefire is probably my all-time favourite moment in metal, which says a hell of a lot because there isn't one point here which isn't impeccable. I could go on for days but you probably just scrolled right through the list to see what my #1 was and didn't even read this but if you did then thank you
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